Building Industries Exchange of Reading and Berks County Scholarship Fund

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 15

Friday
Awarded By:

Berks County Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be a resident of Berks County, Pennsylvania.
  4. Must be pursuing postsecondary education.
  5. Must pursue a career in the building trades and/or construction design technology. Such careers include, but are not limited to, architecture, drafting, or engineering related to the construction industry, or trade prep certificate programs, or apprenticeship programs related to the construction industry including, but not limited to, HVAC, carpentry, plumbing, or electrical.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is open to residents of Berks County, Pennsylvania, who are pursuing postsecondary education to pursue careers in the building trades and/or construction design technology. Such careers include, but are not limited to, architecture, drafting or engineering related to the construction industry, or trade prep certificate programs, or apprenticeship programs related to the construction industry.

Application requirements for the Building Industries Exchange of Reading and Berks County Scholarship Fund are:

  • Application form
  • Proof of acceptance
Additional Information: All applicants will be notified in October. Berks County Community Foundation employees, board members and/or committee members are not eligible to apply for or be nominated for a scholarship offered by Berks County Community Foundation, nor are their immediate family members. However, immediate family members are eligible to be nominated and recognized as the recipient of a scholarship, but without the financial award of the scholarship. Immediate families include spouses; children, stepchildren, grandchildren, stepgrandchildren, and their respective spouses; siblings and their spouses; and ancestors. The ineligibility period for Berks County Community Foundation board members or employees and their family members extends five years after board service or employment terminates. The ineligibility period for committee members who are not Berks County Community Foundation staff or board is in effect only during their term of service and is only related to the committee on which they make decisions.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable. Funds may be used for tuition, books, application fees, tools, equipment, or clothing required for the program. Students may reapply in a subsequent year.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 15

Applications are available on the Berks County Community Foundation (BCCF) website. All applicants must apply via the BCCF online application. Students must create an account to access the application. As part of the application, the student will be required to submit documentation of proof of acceptance into the program. Applications must be submitted online by the deadline date.
Contact: Leta Doganes
Address: 237 Court St. Reading, Pennsylvania 19601

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